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Papier-mache Gentleman with Mustache

Auction:
2476
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Papier-mache Gentleman with Mustache, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, molded and painted black short curly hair with finely brush-stroked bangs and sideburns, molded and painted mustache, brown painted eyes, closed mouth, milliner-type body with kid torso and wooden limbs, yellow painted shoes, wearing a three-piece green wool suit with cotton undershirt, ht. 24 in., (excellent).
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Excellent.

Keywords

Germany, Mache, Shirt, Sideburns

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